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Immigration minister mocked for claiming there is ‘unity of purpose in parliament’: ‘I can’t tell if you’re being sarcastic’

Tom Pursglove was mocked for claiming there is a “unity of purpose in parliament” on the Rwanda treaty.

The new immigration minister was speaking on BBC Radio 4 Today when he made the comments (8 December).

“I think there is a unity of purpose on the Conservative benches in parliament that we need to address this issue. The Prime Minister is showing a lot of leadership on this,” the MP told Amol Rajan.

“I’m genuinely interested in whether or not you’re being sarcastic. Did you just say that there’s a unity of purpose in parliament?” the host quipped back.

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